Fingerprint reading cards raise the limit on contactless payments

Nvidia announced its new GTX 1660 graphics card today, driving the cost down even further for those looking for an affordable GPU. This model starts at $219 / £199, and it will be released on March 14th from Nvidia’s partners, including EVGA, Asus, and more. The GTX 1660 sits below the Nvidia GTX 1660 Ti in terms of performance and price. As for where it fits in the greater labyrinth of Nvidia GPUs, the company says the new card has, on average, a 15 percent boost over the last-gen GTX 1060. And compared to the two-generation-old GTX 960, it’s said to be 130 percent faster. Nvidia’s new budget graphics card is built on the efficient Turing architecture that you’ll find in the GTX 1660 Ti as well as in its more powerful and expensive RTX... Continue reading…

Fingerprint reading cards raise the limit on contactless payments

In the UK, folks making contactless (NFC) card payments at stores and supermarkets are limited on how much they can ring up at the checkouts. But for a few NatWest customers that limit ...

Wed 13 Mar 19 from Gizmag

Patients discharged to home care vs. nursing facilities have higher rates of hospital readmissions

Spending on post-acute care continues to rise in the United States. Today, nearly 90 percent of Medicare patients discharged to post-acute care receive that care in either a skilled nursing ...

Wed 13 Mar 19 from Medical Xpress

Facebook's messaging ambitions amount to much more than chat

Facebook, already the leader in enabling you to share photos, videos and links, now wants to be a force in messaging, commerce, payments and just about everything else you do online.

Tue 12 Mar 19 from Phys.org

GeForce GTX 1660 Tested: 33 Game Benchmark feat. The Division 2

This is our second look at the new GeForce GTX 1660. Not to be confused with the 1660 Ti that was released a month earlier, both GPUs offer great value at mid-range prices of $220 for the GTX ...

Wed 20 Mar 19 from Techspot

MSI GeForce GTX 1650 Gaming X Leak Completes NVIDIA's Budget Turing Family

NVIDIA is attempting to push the industry forward (and simultaneously make a profit, of course) by implementing dedicated ray tracing hardware into its latest generation Turing GPU, a feature ...

Mon 18 Mar 19 from HotHardware

AMD Radeon RX 590 And RX Vega 56 Pricing Slashed To Battle NVIDIA Mainstream Turing

As it pertains to graphics cards, quite a bit has changed over the past year or so. Had you been in the market for a GPU around this time last year, you would have been staring at inflated ...

Sun 17 Mar 19 from HotHardware

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 arrives to fill an entry gaming desktop slot - CNET

It plays in the same ballpark as the more expensive GTX 1660 Ti, but the $200-$250 GTX 1660 will probably be a favorite in 2019's entry gaming desktops.

Fri 15 Mar 19 from CNET

Nvidia Launches New GTX 1660, Takes Control of Midrange Market

Nvidia's GTX 1660 drops today, with strong reviews and a solid midrange price point. The post Nvidia Launches New GTX 1660, Takes Control of Midrange Market appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Thu 14 Mar 19 from Extremetech

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Review: A New Mainstream King

The latest member of the Turing GTX family is making its debut in the form of the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660. An anticipated release after the launch of the GTX 1660 Ti, which proved to be a great ...

Thu 14 Mar 19 from Techspot

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